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Three Exercises That Will Help Prevent Tennis Elbow

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Tennis elbow is a condition in which the tendons within the elbow joint become inflamed or even torn. Though named for its common occurrence in tennis players, it often affects golfers, bowlers, and even avid gardeners, too. It’s easier to prevent tennis elbow than it is to treat it, and the best way to prevent the condition is by strengthening the muscles in the arms and forearms. Performing the following three exercises will help you prevent tennis elbow. Exercise 1: Downward and upward wrist stretches. These stretches ensure that the...

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Tired Eyes Causing You Problems? Here’s 4 Ways To Help Them Relax During The Day

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Uncategorized |

If you put a lot of strain on your eyes at work, you might notice that they tire out about halfway through the day. This can be a problem, especially if your tired eyes are causing vision problems. Your optometrist can help with the vision problems you might be experiencing. But, there are also some simple things you could be doing to relax your eyes during the day. Take a look at these quick exercises you can do whenever your eyes get tired. Give Those Eyes a Rest If you’re focusing on books or a computer screen all day, your eyes are...

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Take Care Of Your Eyes In Summertime With These 5 Tips

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized |

If you’re like many people, when the summer months arrive, you’re ready to spend a lot of time outdoors. Whether you are at the beach, hiking on a nature trail or enjoying an outdoor farmer’s market, you need to take some steps to make sure that you protect your eyes from injury and damage. Here are some summer eye care tips that will help you care for your eyes during the warm months. Wear the Right Sunglasses The easiest thing to do in the summer to care for your eyes is to put on a pair of sunglasses. However, it is...

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4 Extras You Can Ask For When Having Your Prescription Filled

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you take prescription medication, you probably don’t think much about it when you drop off your prescription at your local pharmacy. However, many pharmacies offer additional services that can be helpful, and many of them are free. These are just a few things you can ask about next time you’re at your local pharmacy and dropping off your prescription. 1. Flavoring For Liquid Medication Do you miss the days when your liquid medication had a yummy flavor, like bubblegum or cherry? Flavorings aren’t just for kids, and you...

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How To Prevent, Delay, Or Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As people age, they experience natural degeneration of the eye muscles. These degenerations can result in the need for bifocals or progressive lenses, such as those from Eyewear Liquidators, since the eye cannot adjust as well to near and far objects and needs assistance. However, there are some ways to slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). For severe cases, doctors can prescribe medicine or advanced therapies. Early lifestyle changes and supplements can also reduce the progression of AMD. Lifestyle Risk Factors...

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Helpful Tips When Dealing With Back Pain

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have back pain on a regular basis, you may not be able to live happily. You can change this, though, by taking these steps.  Don’t Smoke Studies have shown a link between a smoking history and back pain. For this reason, it’s absolutely critical to stop smoking every day, as this may be causing your back pain to become worse. There are many ways you can stop smoking.  One of the most effective methods is to use nicotine replacement therapies. These include patches, gum, inhalers, nasal spray and lozenges. Hypnosis...

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Watch For These Signs That Your Child May Need Glasses

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In many cases, if children cannot see well they will not say anything to you or anyone else about it. Not having glasses when they need them may cause them to do bad in school, give them headaches, and more. Watch for the signs below so you know when it is time to get your child’s eyes checked. Book Close To the Face If you notice you child is holding their book much closer to their face than they once did, they may have nearsightedness, which is also known as myopia. This condition allows you to see up close, but when looking further...

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5 Ways You Can Prevent Asthma Attacks

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you are 20 or 50, asthma can be a very scary health condition to live with. When you suffer an attack, you literally feel like you can’t breathe. Luckily, if you take good care of yourself, you can successfully manage your asthma symptoms. Here are five ways you can prevent asthma attacks.  Repair Leaky Faucets Leaky faucets can lead to mold growth in your house, which is a major trigger for asthma. Pay attention to whether your faucets leak or not. If there are leaky faucets in your home, you should have them repaired...

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Find Relief For TMJ Pain Through Massage Therapy

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Massage therapy is not only an enjoyable service to get, but it is also one that offers a lot of various health benefits. Medical specialists often recommend massage therapy for people that suffer from headaches, stress, pain, and many other things, and it is also something that can help you if you suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. What Is TMJ? TMJ is a condition that affects the jaw. It can cause pain, problems opening and closing the mouth, headaches, ear pain, and other types of pain. TMJ is often caused from grinding...

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How To Choose The Right Retirement Community For You

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A retirement community can be important places to spend your years as a senior citizen. It can be a place to meet new friends, learn new activities, enjoy hobbies or spend quiet time. Did you know that you can choose from a range of retirement communities, with different lifestyle and care options? Here is a list of the various activities you might be able to choose from at a retirement community: For the active senior citizen, fun activities might include: Community trips Volunteer programs Gardening programs Fitness programs, such as...

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Can You Heal A Cavity Naturally?

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you wary of going “under the drill” to get a cavity filled? Many people are dentist-shy due to bad early experiences with practitioners who did not know how to deal with children. That’s why there are pediatric dentists today, to minimize these bad experiences and create a generation of people who are not afraid to go to the dentist. However, if you are an adult who would prefer to avoid getting a cavity filled, you may be wondering if there are natural ways of healing them. A tooth is a bone, after all, and bones heal...

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